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Student Writing Wednesday— Ashely’s “Whenever I’m Down, I Sing”

“Her escape was music—music saved her life.” The elder I chose is Cilia Rachelle Wednesday Rogers. She’s my auntie, but not just any auntie. She’s the auntie that I can go to for anything and everything—from every conversation in the … Read more

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CSI Detectives at Roosevelt High School

There’s a crime scene on Roosevelt’s campus and it’s up to the 10th grade Law & Public Service students and You to solve the case! For two weeks, small groups of students will gather evidence from a crime scene. As a … Read more

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826LA’s 2019 Young Authors’ Book Project: “The Freedom Mixtape”

We are inviting 826LA volunteers to help students write stories for this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project beginning in February! Join them as they compose The Freedom Mixtape.  Location: Manual Arts Senior High School, 4131 Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90037 … Read more

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Each one, teach one: 826LA community celebrates mentors

Every day, 826LA volunteers at our centers and in schools around Los Angeles encourage students to speak up and write their truth. This past holiday season, 826LA celebrated the great leaps in learning that happen with one-on-one attention by asking … Read more

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